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2009-09-14 08:00:00

NEW YORK, Sept. 14 HELP USA, the Congressional model for housing and services for the homeless with residences and programs throughout the country, today announced its virtual service project to fully launch nation-wide this October.

2009-08-25 08:03:01

Budget cuts by U.S.

2009-08-20 12:56:26

Two street musicians who played the same two songs endlessly in a Birmingham neighborhood have been banned from begging in England and Wales. A two-year anti-social behavior order was imposed on James Ryan and Andrew Stevens, The Daily Telegraph reported.

2009-08-11 06:52:47

A 92-year old Holocaust survivor who lived on the streets of New York bequeathed $150,000 to Jerusalem's Hebrew University, the university Web site said. Yefet Ozery of the university's Development and Public Relations department received a check from the woman's executor last week, the site said.

2009-08-10 17:36:40

Homeless people are more likely than others to arrive at a U.S.

2009-08-07 14:00:00

MORGANTOWN, W.Va., Aug.

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2009-07-28 23:40:00

Seven percent of US fifth-graders and their families have experienced homelessness -- 11 percent for blacks -- and it takes a toll, researchers say.

2009-07-28 11:05:01

A new multisite study by UCLA and RAND Corp. researchers and colleagues has found that 7 percent of fifth-graders and their families have experienced homelessness at some point in their lives and that the occurrence is even higher

2009-06-18 15:32:00

NEW YORK, June 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Super Scotsman Rob Calder, a 32 year old bagpiper from Edinburgh, is piping his way across the United States for charity.

2009-06-18 12:17:00

Secretary Donovan Elected New Chair of the Council HUD and VA announce $75 million for HUD-VASH program to provide rental housing and support for homeless veterans WASHINGTON, June 18 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The United States Interagency Council on Homelessness (USICH) met today for the first time under the Obama Administration.


Word of the Day
mitraille
  • Small missiles, especially grape, canister, fragments of iron, and the like, when fired, as upon an enemy at close quarters.
  • To fire mitraille at.
The word 'mitraille' comes from the Old French 'mitaille', meaning 'small coins', sometimes used to mean 'scrap iron'.